PRR Class N5 cabin cars


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Types of trucks used

ClassCarNumbersTruck ClassTruck NameQty cars:
N5  2A-F1  
N5  2A-F2  
N5  2A-F3  
N5  2A-F4Barrett-Whitehead  
N5a  2A-F3  
N5bCabins 2A-F4Barrett-Whitehead50
N5bCabins 2A-F5Barrett-Whitehead150
N5b  2A-F4Barrett-Whitehead  
N5b  2A-F5Barrett-Whitehead  
N5cCabins 2A-F5Barrett-Whitehead200
N5c  2A-F5Barrett-Whitehead  
N5d  2A-F3  
Truck data is from PRR documents circa 1940's. Other truck classes may also have been used.


Cars on the PRR roster (as listed in the Official Railway Equipment Register (ORER)):

There were no members of class N5 on the PRR freight interchange roster in 1944, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1958,1963, or 1968.


Modeling Information:

Alpha Models
N5cHO-PRR Caboose N5c with antennabrass - rtr-
N5cHO-PRR Caboose N5c no antennabrass - rtr-
N5bHO-PRR Caboose N5b no antennabrass - rtr-
N5bHO-PRR Caboose N5b with antennabrass - rtr-
N5aHO-PRR Caboose N5a/f without antennabrass - rtr-
N5fHO-PRR Caboose N5a/f without antennabrass - rtr-
Bowser
N5HO55000Undecorated, Unpaintedplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55001PRR Old Style Lettering, Easternplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55002PRR Old Style Lettering, Pittsburghplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55003PRR Old Style Lettering, Buckeyeplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55004PRR Old Style Lettering, Philadelphiaplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55005PRR Shadow Keystone, Pittsburgh plastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55006PRR Shadow Keystone, Eastern plastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55007PRR Shadow KeystonePhiladelphiaplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55008PRR Shadow KeystoneBuckeyeplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55009PRR, No regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55021PRR Central Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55022PRR Southern Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55023PRR Western Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55025PRRplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55029PRR, Orangeplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55030PRRplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55032PRR plastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55034PRR Circle Keystoneplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55035PRRplastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55036PRR Assigned to Railway Express plastic w/ molded on details-
N5HO55038PRR American Railway Expressplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54001PRR Old style Lettering, Eastern Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54002PRR Old style Lettering, New York Zoneplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54003PRR Old style Lettering, Western Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54004PRR Old style Lettering, Central Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54005PRR Shadow Keystone, Pittsburgh Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54006PRR Shadow Keystone, Eastern Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54007PRR Shadow Keystone, Philadelphia Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54008PRR Shadow Keystone, New York Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54009PRR Shadow Keystone, Northern Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54010PRR New Style Letteringplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54012PRR Shadow Keystone, Buckeye Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54013PRR Shadow Keystone, Lake Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54014PRR Shadow Keystone, Chesapeake Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54015PRR Shadow Keystone, Pittsburgh Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54016PRR Shadow Keystone, Philadelphia Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54020PRR New Style Letteringplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54021PRR New Style Letteringplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54022BUY WAR BONDSplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54023PRR Old style Lettering Eastern Regionplastic w/ molded on details-
N5cHO54000Undecorated - UNPAINTEDplastic w/ molded on details-
Fine N Scale
N5CN-N5c cabin carundec kits less T/Ccoming soon?
Precision Scale
N5bHOPSC16230Cabin Car Class N5b with Antennabrass - rtr-
N5bHOPSC16232Cabin Car Class N5b without Antennabrass - rtr-
N5cHOPSC16234Cabin Car Class N5c with Antennabrass - rtr-
N5cHOPSC16236Cabin Car Class N5c without Antennabrass - rtr-
N5eHOPSC16238Cabin Car Class N5e without Antennabrass - rtr-
Rail Classics
N5cHOR-260PRR N5c Version 1Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-260WBPRR N5c Version 1Brass - Rtrno trainphone, buy warbonds paint
N5cHOR-261PRR N5c Version 1Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-262PRR N5c Version 1Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-263PRR N5c Version 1Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-268PRR N5c Version 3Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-269PRR N5c Version 3Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-270PRR N5c Version 3Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-271PRR N5c Version 3Brass - Rtrno trainphone
N5cHOR-272PRR N5c Version 4Brass - Rtrtrainphone
N5cHOR-273PRR N5c Version 4Brass - Rtrtrainphone
N5cHOR-274PRR N5c Version 4Brass - Rtrtrainphone
N5cHOR-275PRR N5c Version 4Brass - Rtrtrainphone
Railworks
N5HO-PRR N5 Steel Caboose, PRR Versionbrass - rtrno trainphone
Sunset Models
N5HO-PRR N5 No Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-
N5bHO-PRR N5b No Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-
N5bHO-PRR N5b with Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-
N5cHO-PRR N5c No Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-
N5aHOHO135PRR N5a No Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-
N5aHOHO135aPRR N5a with Antenna, upaintedbrass - rtr-


Photos online:

Report MarkClassDescriptionLocationDatePhotographer
PRR 477267N5A---PRR Photo (B&W) from Modern Locos & Cars 1939
PRR 477802N5at Pretzel factoryAltoona, Pa.?Rob Schoenberg
PRR 486751N53/4 view--PRR Photo (B&W) from the 1919 CBD
CR 23077N5con displayCresson, Pa.?Rob Schoenberg
CR 23135N5c-Pittsburgh, Pa.?Rob Schoenberg
NRHX 477822N5cin primer - at museumRochester, NY?Rob Schoenberg
PRR 477852N5con displayGalitzin, Pa.?Rob Schoenberg
PRR 477863N5cJuniata TerminalWhippany, NJ?Rob Schoenberg
PRR 477901N5cfocal orange w/ antennasunknown-George Elwood
PRR 477947N5cPittsburgh region Shadow keystone at PA RR MuseumStrasburg, PA9/94VG Aylward (from George Elwood's site)
PRR 477947N5cat PA RR MuseumStrasburg, PA9/94VG Aylward (from George Elwood's site)
PRR 477965N5c-??Paul Tupaczewski


Photos in print:

ClassPublicationPageCar NoSchemeLocationDateComments
N5Keystone Vol 6, #46PRR 477192SKCambridge, OH10/1972modernized
N5Keystone Vol 6, #46PRR 477571NKAltoona, PA10/1929-
N5PC Color Guide108PC 19004PC-1/72nee PRR 477581
N5Pennsy Power 3416PRR 486751----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 1118PRR 492418PK-mow-3/66-
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 196PRR 477144SK--Pittsburg Region
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 197PRR 477291PK--Centrail Region
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 197PRR 477383SK-2/68Lake Region
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 198PRR 477079PK-focal-6/65-
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 296PRR 477016----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 296PRR 477057----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 296PRR 477076----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 297PRR 477193----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 297PRR 477201----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 297PRR 478884----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 298PRR 477381----
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 393PRR 477593NK---
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 393PRR 478883NKWilkes Barre, PA10/18/1953-
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 394LIRR 2LIRR---
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 394PRR 477339SK1bPittsburg, PA10/1963-
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 395PRR 477124PKWayne, MI11/1968-
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 395PRR 477510PK-6/1964roof top view
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 396PRR 477098PKConway, PA11/1966-
N5PRR Color Guide Vol 396PRR 477513PK-11/1965-
N5aPennsy Power 3416PRR 477267----
N5bKeystone Vol 6, #47PRR 477635NK-futuraAltoona, PA--
N5bPC Color Guide109PC 22813PCDetroit, MI1/12/1969nee PRR 477738
N5bPRR Color Guide Vol 198PRR 477638PK-12/68Eastern Region
N5bPRR Color Guide Vol 198PRR 477714PK-6/68yellow cupola, trainpohone
N5bPRR Color Guide Vol 298PRR 477646----
N5bPRR Color Guide Vol 298PRR 477730----
N5bPRR Color Guide Vol 299PRR 477746----
N5bPRR Color Guide Vol 299PRR 477772----
N5cCars of the Pennsy59PRR 477925CK---
N5cKeystone Vol 21, #247PRR 478014"Buy War Bonds"-1943-
N5cKeystone Vol 33, #456PRR 477872SKJersey City, NJ1964-
N5cKeystone Vol 6, #47PRR 477829NK-1946Trainphone
N5cKeystone Vol 7, #416PRR 477893PKArcola, IL1965-
N5cPC Color Guide109PC 23065PCHollidaysburg, PA7/13/74nee PRR 477992
N5cPennsy Power 3416PRR 477830----
N5cPopular Pict & Plan Book224PRR 477830----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 1100PRR 477954PK-2/68Yellow Cupola, Radio sticker
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 1100PRR 477982PK-12/68-
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 199PRR 477846PK-focal-5/66-
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 199PRR 477947SK-4/61Pittsburg region
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 2100PRR 477926----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 2100PRR 477938----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 2101PRR 477865----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 2101PRR 477886----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 2102PRR 477899----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 2102PRR 477990----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 299PRR 477854----
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 397PRR 477929NKSandusky, OH5/1957w/ trainphone antennas
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 397PRR 477974NKSodus Point, NY5/12/1956-
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 398PRR 477931PK---
N5cPRR Color Guide Vol 398PRR 477938SK---
N5ePennsy Power 3417PRR 477594CK---
N5ePRR Color Guide Vol 1101PRR 477594PK-3/68Yellow Cupola, Radio sticker
N5ePRR Color Guide Vol 2102PRR 477594----
N5fPRR Color Guide Vol 1101PRR 477457PK-11/62Chesapeake Region, trainphone


Equipment Diagrams online:

Class(es)tracing #View
N5-elevation
N547249elevation
N5E-443454-B,Aelevation
N547249floor plan
N5E-443454floor plan
N5aE-419126-Aelevation
N5aE-419126-D,Aelevation
N5aE-419126-D,Afloor plan
N5bE-424336elevation
N5bE-424336-C,Afloor plan
N5cE-429475elevation
N5cE-429475-Bfloor plan


Plans and diagrams in print:

Applicable ClassesTypePublicationPageDescriptionTracing Number
N5Class DiagramKeystone Vol. 6, No. 410
N5Class DiagramPRR Pass. & Frt. Car Diagrams99
N5PlanRail Model Craftsman-12/3350
N5,N5a,N5bPlanModel Railroader-1/3617
N5,N5a,N5bPlanModel Railroader-11/6851
N5,N5a,N5bPlanModel Railroader-3/5743
N5,N5a,N5bPlanModel Railroader-3/6971correction
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 1107Shadow Key - N5 shown
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FArrangement of LetteringPRR Compendium Vol 1108Plain Key - N5 shown
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 413Shadow Keystone-N5 shown456369 D
N5,N5A,N5B,N5C,N5D,N5E,N5FLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 414Plain Keystone-N5 shown461935 B
N5,N5A,N5B,N5DLettering DiagramKeystone Vol. 7, No. 412No Keystone- Passenger Service -N5 shown80499 D
N5aClass DiagramPennsy Car Plans94
N5BClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 6, No. 410
N5CClass DiagramKeystone Vol. 6, No. 410
N5cClass DiagramPennsy Car Plans91
N5CPlanModel Railroader-4/82


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